What It's Like When Your City Goes Broke
For the past two and a half years, San Bernardino has officially been bankrupt. Technically that means it's been subject to protection under Chapter 9 of the federal bankruptcy code. In the business world, people are familiar with bankruptcy under …
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The Examiners: There's No Easy Solution on Student Loans
Should the bankruptcy code be amended to make it easier for borrowers to seek forgiveness of student loan debt through a bankruptcy filing? This is a question that cannot be answered easily. Without a doubt, there is a financing crisis in higher education.
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Richard Levin, veteran bankruptcy lawyer, to switch firms
May 11 Veteran bankruptcy lawyer Richard Levin, who helped pen the U.S. federal Bankruptcy Code in the 1970s, is joining law firm Jenner & Block, the firm announced. Levin, who had chaired Cravath Swaine & Moore's bankruptcy group since 2007, will …
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